WCU schedules Aug. 20 info session, registration for Asheville programs

Prospective students can learn about more than 100 courses that Western Carolina University will offer in Asheville during the upcoming fall semester as the university holds an information and registration session from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20.

Hosted by WCU’s Programs in Asheville, the event will be held in Karpen Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. Advisers for graduate and undergraduate programs will be on hand to meet face-to-face with prospective students and answer questions.

The lineup of Asheville courses includes topics such as “Healthy and Integrative Aging,” “Issues and Trends in Elementary Education,” “Foundations of ESL and Language Learning,” “Funding a New Enterprise,” “Special Topics in English: Modernism” and “Negotiations and Professionalism.” This fall semester, Western also will be offering three courses in the new master’s degree curriculum in business administration -“Leadership, Ethics, and Social Responsibility,” “Strategy and Marketing” and “Human Resource Management.”

WCU’s graduate offerings in Asheville include more than 25 programs from the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Allied Professions, and Health and Human Sciences, and from the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology. Thirteen graduate and certificate programs will be offered online, as well.

Many of WCU’s graduate programs based in Asheville are still accepting applicants for the fall semester. Individuals interested in applying to the Graduate School should bring a transcript to the information session.

Classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.

For more information, visit grad.wcu.edu or Asheville.wcu.edu on the Web or call Western Carolina’s Asheville office at (828) 251-6642.